An aerial view of the Piazza on Streatham Campus

Seventeen subjects at the University of Exeter are positioned in the world’s top 100 – with 10 in the top 50 – in the latest QS World University Subject Rankings.

The University of Exeter has been placed amongst the top 20 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2024.

Exeter was ranked in 18th place in the latest guide, published on Saturday, September 9th. Universities are ranked according to a number of factors, including teaching excellence, student satisfaction and career prospects.

The influential guide is accompanied by rankings showing how universities perform across the main subject areas, with Exeter enjoying considerable success.

Three subjects were ranked in the top five, a further nine secured places in the top 10, while there were 12 subjects ranked between 11th and 20th.

Earth and Marine Sciences, Mechanical Engineering and Zoology were the highest-ranking subjects in the table, each securing 4th position.

General Engineering (6th), Biology (7th), Theology (9th), Criminology (9th), Health Professions (9th), Physics (9th), Psychology (9th), Sociology (9th) and Biomedical Science (10th) complete the top 10 positions.

Politics secured 11th place, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Anthropology & Archaeology were 12th, Classics and Ancient History 13th, while Drama and History of Art both placed 14th.

Both Accounting & Finance and Philosophy were placed 15th, Civil Engineering 16th, English is ranked 17th, Sports Science 19th, and Business and Management 20th completed the top 20 positions for the University.

Meanwhile, the University of Exeter also ranked 28th in the inaugural Daily Mail University Guide, released on Friday, September 8th.